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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

In The News

October 12, 2017 In The News

MCALLEN, RGV – U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez says he supports a “smart wall” to improve border security but not a physical barrier.

October 12, 2017 In The News

The hustle and bustle is unmistakable in the streets of Nuevo Progreso, a small Mexican border town which is famous for cheap drinks, cheap medicine, shopping and Winter Texans. In the small border town of about 10,000 people, Jose Maria Martinez earns his keep as a small business owner about five blocks down the main drag strip.

October 10, 2017 In The News

With recent hurricanes narrowly missing the Rio Grande Valley, several local, state and even federal lawmakers who attended Friday’s groundbreaking of a massive $400 million drainage project north of Edinburg near Faysville were wise in warning that our region has been lucky to date.

October 8, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony. Interviewed afterwards, he promised to work hard to secure federal funds for the Raymondville Drain project.

October 5, 2017 In The News

Citing accuracy and effectiveness in determining Rio Grande Valley growth, U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, penned a letter urging the U.S. Census Bureau to open a regional office in the Valley.

October 1, 2017 In The News

EDINBURG - One of the nation’s largest STEM conferences kicked off with a huge announcement Sunday for the 16th annual event.

October 1, 2017 In The News

As congressman of the 15th District of Texas, it is my responsibility to listen and engage with South Texans. On Sept. 18, Juan Del Bosque, of Donna, sent a letter to The Monitor asking a series of questions.

September 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC (September 29, 2017) — House Financial Services Committee Member Vicente Gonzalez, D-Texas, and House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce, R-Calif., along with Rep.

September 15, 2017 In The News

GOP and Democratic reps believe President Trump when he says his intention is to move tax reform soon, in a bipartisan fashion, according to lawmakers who spoke to The Hill.

September 14, 2017 In The News

Less than a week after President Trump announced he was rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, at least nine DACA recipients were held without reasonable explanation for approximately eight hours at a border checkpoint in Falfurr